Outreach activities at the 8th edition of SIGF
During the eight edition of Sarajevo International Guitar Festival, EuroStrings Artists were involved in several outreach activities. They gave a concert and music workshop for pupils of the Elementary School „Silvije Strahimir Kranjčević“, aged from 7 to 11 years. The concert was interactive and young guitarists played and talked to the children, explaining the basics of the guitar. The length of the concert was about 40-50 minutes, and the repertoire included solo music pieces for guitar.
EuroStrings Artists also held masterclasses for young guitar players at Elementary Music school “Mladen Pozajić” and each EuroStrings Artist had 2 classes (30 minutes per child).
As part of EuroStrings outreach activies, radio of Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina hosted EuroStrings Artists Viktor Đuknić (repesentative of Sarajevo International Guitar Festival) in live programe didacted to music culture and classical music. Main topic of radio show was position of classical guitar in musical life of Bosnia, Europe and world. Viktor Đunkić was main guest of the show, he spoke about art, classical guitar, his beginnings, the title of EuroStrings Artist and significance of EuroStrings project.
EuroStrings Artists that were included in SIGF 2019 outreach activities are George Dimitrov – Jojo, Viktor Đuknić, Giulia Ballaré, Tomasz Radziszewski, Simone Rinaldo, Emmanuel Sowicz and Dimitris Soukaras.